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MARCH 2020

March starts with Mercury moving in retrograde motion in the sign of Pisces. He will tip back into Aquarius before he ends his backwards motion on March 10. Hold off on new projects until after the Spring Equinox on March 19. Enjoy the quiet that the end of winter brings before the new activity of spring starts.

Saturn enters Aquarius on March 21. He will be there until the beginning of July when he retrogrades back into Capricorn to make sure you have finished those lessons. This is a foreshadowing of what the next two and a half years will be like. Saturn is the great teacher of the zodiac and he is making a new lesson plan.

March 1 – Moon in Taurus, VC from 10:52 am until 2:21 when it enters Gemini. Enjoy a slow lazy Sunday morning. Stay in bed and then have a big breakfast, or go out to brunch with friends. Your energy picks up in the afternoon and then you can make phone calls, catch up on emails, and edit your written work. Call your siblings and check in on them.

March 2 – Moon in Gemini. It’s important to double check, reread, and add the numbers up one more time before you send anything out. It will be hard to stay focused. It’s best to go back and finish up what you have already started. Do the stuff that’s at the bottom of your things to do list. Listen to a lecture or join a discussion group tonight.

March 3 – Moon in Gemini, VC 9:20 pm. You will be more prone to making the Mercury retrograde type of mistakes on this day with the Moon ruled by Mercury. Hold back on sending off important papers, applications, or documents. Your desires and self-centered impulses are tempered by a stern and sober Saturn who asks you to play by the rules. Try to think before you speak.

March 4 – Moon in Cancer. Mercury backs up into Aquarius and gives you a new agenda of items to review, You have to revisit some of your prized thoughts and opinions to see where you can revise them. You may find the courage to express something you were hiding and hesitant to say. You’ll feel sensitive to slights, real and imagined, and so need to take time to nurture yourself.

March 5 – Moon in Cancer. Let your right brain take over today and flow with the currents of the day. Don’t try to overthink anything. Your defense and boundaries are permeable allowing feelings and intuition free rein. It’s a lucky day when you can be generous and giving. You can soothe any family tensions that have been bothering you. Share a meal with those you love.

March 6 – Moon in Leo.  Do what you love to do but don’t be attached to any expected outcome. Hold off another few days before presenting your creative work to be seen. It will feel like you are running into walls when you try to get things done. It’s a good day to express your love and see how that has healing power for you and for those you care about.

March 7 – Moon in Leo. The keyword for today is adjustment. You’ll find you will be fine tuning, tweaking, and correcting the things you thought you’d finished. Don’t get discouraged by what happens today. Make sure you give a big part of the day to making yourself and others happy. Play with the kids, fiddle with your artistic hobbies, or go see a play. Turn the clocks ahead one hour tonight.

March 8 – Moon in Virgo. The Sun and Neptune have their annual meeting today. This, plus the mini-jetlag feeling of the time change, gives the day a fuzzy, foggy aura. Devote as much time to our spiritual practice as you can. Do many acts of kindness. Volunteer to help clean up and fix up messes where people need help. You’ll find unexpected pleasure in the earthy things of life. 

March 9 – Moon in Virgo. Today is the last day with Mercury retrograde. He turns direct at 11:49 pm, which means that he is standing still all day. Make lists of what you want to do and buy, where you want to go, and outline your plans for the next few months. It is a great day to reorganize your thoughts. Finish up the odd jobs of filing, sorting, cleaning, recycling that still need to be done.

March 10 – Moon in Libra. It’s best to go slowly as you proceed with all the things you put on hold during retrograde Mercury. You will have to make some modifications to your list. It’s a good day to work with a partner or on a team or to have meetings. There’s benefit in having someone to bounce your ideas off of.

March 11 – Moon in Libra. The Sun and Jupiter are in a playful mood and they bestow luck on any venture you pursue today. They bless your relationships and give help you find the items you need to make your life more beautiful. Work on artistic projects. Take your risks during the day and have those serious talks with your partner in the evening.

March 12 – Moon in Scorpio. The energy of the day is full of water which means that you need to listen to your inner voice, not your logical mind. Float through the day and honor what comes up. If you push your agenda you may find yourself sinking. Open up to the unseen world and test your ESP. It’s a day to talk to the fairies and spirits, even if you don’t believe.

March 13 – Moon in Scorpio. It’s  mystical day. Devote time to your spiritual practice and your otherworldly beliefs. Get a psychic reading for you or your pets. Try a past life regression exercise. Do many acts of kindness. Plant some seeds to get a jump on this year’s garden. Soak in a bath while you imagine what you want your life to be.

March 14 – Moon in Sagittarius. The energy is active and you need to get out and about. Pick one thing to do that will transform your life, i.e., some volunteer work, giving of your time and energy, reading to patients in the hospital. Those kinds of actions will be easy and will make you feel better too. Eat at an ethnic restaurant to try new foods.

March 15 – Moon in Sagittarius. Stay outside and hike, bike, or run. You want to stay lively and vigorous as you go through the day. Try to go further than you usually do. If the weather is bad, listen to a webinar or podcast to learn something new. Make the reservations for your next trip and go somewhere you’ve never been.

March 16 – Moon VC Sagittarius, enters Capricorn 12:25 pm. Mercury reenters Pisces giving you another chance to correct the mistakes and mistyping that happened over the past three weeks. Focus on your career plans and weed out the distractions. Downsize and get rid of clutter. Don’t procrastinate, don’t complain, just get the work done.

March 17 – Moon in Capricorn. Today is the day to get organized. Create a plan and then make a schedule to follow through on the plan. If you are starting a new venture, be sure you have a solid foundation to build on. The time you spend today will bring rewards if you go slowly and methodically towards your goal. Try to keep your criticism to a minimum, both for your own work and others.

March 18 – Moon in Capricorn, VC 8:48 pm. This is the day to take the next step up your career ladder. Ask for a raise or a promotion. Give yourself more responsibility. Sign off on old projects and forget about making it prefect. Hard work and determination will bring lucky results. Be industrious and toil into the evening on this last day of winter. 

March 19 – Moon in Aquarius. The Sun enters Aries at 11:50 pm. The Sun is standing still all day as it gets ready to initiate the Spring Equinox. Keep on with your work and you will see results. Finish up any leftover winter projects. Wait to start new ones. Do tomorrow’s important work today, the phone calls, emails, orders, etc.

March 20 – Moon VC Aquarius. Look back over the past three months and reflect on what you learned. It’s a day to think, not act. Clear the cobwebs out of your head, get rid of fear based thinking, and imagine your future. You will have plenty of energy so pick one project to work on and pour everything into it. Help out on a community effort or fundraiser. Spend time with your elders and learn from their experiences.

March 21 – Moon VC Aquarius, enters Pisces 8:33 am. Saturn enters Aquarius at 11:58 pm. This is a big shift of energy and it will affect the whole day. It’s best to have no expectations for the day and just slide along. Stay calm and happy and do your best to help other people. Catch up on your reading and video watching. Be kind to yourself.

March 22 – Moon in Pisces. Meditate on the new lessons that Saturn is bringing to you. Feel what it is that you need to work on. Your intuition will tell you how to process this different energy. You will have to change your thinking on some matters, especially where you are stuck and opinionated. Get ready to leave some thoughts, beliefs, and habits behind.

March 23 – Moon in Pisces, VC from 10:51 am until 8:58 pm when it enters Aries. Get as much done as you can in the morning. You won’t have much pep and will be happy for the lull time in the afternoon. Think before doing as your actions may be irreversible, do so don’t move in haste. Make donations to your favorite charities and bring food to the food bank. It is the dark of the Moon.

March 24 – Moon in Aries. Today could be seen as the real first day of spring. The Aries new Moon is one of the best days of the year for start new enterprises and putting plans into practical action. You will feel courageous to move beyond your usual boundaries. It’s a day to get rid of that inner voice that tells you you’re not good enough.

March 25 – Moon in Aries. Do something that scares you to see how that action heals you. Bolster your self-esteem by doing something that makes you proud of yourself. It’s okay to be a bit selfish and out your own needs first today. Promote your work and send your proposals off to be seen. Take a giant step into your future. Tell people who ask you that you will help them on another day.

March 26 – Moon VC Aries, enters Taurus 9:37 am. You will have to deal with people who want to reject your ideas in favor of their own. Don’t try to persuade anyone to do it your way as everyone is stubborn today. It is a good day to take your ideas and make them real. You want to put a personal twist on all you do. Cook something very different tonight.

March 27 – Moon in Taurus. You will move a lot slower today and have time to devote to work. The energy has calmed down. You have good common sense when you think about practical matters and will make smart decisions. Examine your finances and decide if you want to change anything. it’s good energy for making a new budget. Treat yourself to an evening of relaxation.

March 28 – Moon in Taurus, VC from 7:05 pm until 9:38 pm when it enters Gemini. You’ll be lucky today. Shop for new clothes, furniture, jewelry, and art. You will be able to spot the bargains and get a good deal on what you want. Have fun with your loved one. Plant seeds and plan your garden. Move your houseplants to bigger homes.

March 29 – Moon in Gemini. This is the weekend day to get out and about. Visit friends and siblings. Take an exciting short trip. Write to and call friends who you haven’t seen in a while. Have lively discussions about topics in the news. Keep your mind and body busy and active, but don’t get caught in a cycle of gossip. Move off in a new direction.

March 30 – Moon in Gemini, VC 11:10 am. Mars enters Aquarius today and helps you to let your rebellious side take a prominent place in your actions and decisions. You can make your own rules as long as they benefit the community. Try to get the whole days’ work done in the morning. Then you can send the rest of the day in motion. Browse libraries and book stores.

March 31 – Moon in Cancer. Mars runs into Saturn and they put a limit on your inventive thinking making sure that it stays within reason. Keep your focus close to home with an eye towards security. Are your smoke alarms working? Are you keeping your immune system strong? Cook some meals and freeze them to have for the busy days.